Now that you are thinking about starting your own business, have you considered your chances of survival? Before you get started, you should be aware of the statistics on small business survival and failure.
Entrepreneurs often report that getting financing is the most challenging aspect of starting a business. There are both government and private sector sources of financing that you can tap into to get your business off the ground.
Helping entrepreneurs with disabilities build their business future
Western Canadians who have a disability can access a network of business professionals and a world of resources through WD’s Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program (EDP).
If you decide to start a new business, you will need to spend some time developing your business idea. One of the greatest advantages of being an entrepreneur is being able to work on something that interests you and that you are passionate about. Unfortunately, passion does not always translate into profits.
UBC launches small business resource for B.C. communities Small businesses across British Columbia now have a free, comprehensive resource to boost their business-planning efforts and foster an online community of information and support, thanks to the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre at the University of British Columbia.